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New Zealand public acceptance of biotechnology
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-10)
The overall aim of the research reported here was to determine and understand public perceptions of biotechnology in New Zealand. The research involves determining and understanding both perceptions of biotechnology generally ...
Understanding approaches to sheep / beef production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS sheep / beef participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-02)
Sheep/beef farmers comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, economic, and ...
The representativeness of ARGOS panels and between panel comparisons
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study. Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and organic management for the sheep/beef sector, Kiwigreen, gold and organic ...
The impact of neoliberalism on New Zealand farmers: changing what it means to be a ‘good farmer'
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2013-08)
Presentation covers: Agricultural reform - New Zealand government policy - neo-liberalism, ARGOS – source of evidence, farming as a business – evidence of change, and unexpected consequences.
Are organic standards sufficient to ensure sustainable agriculture? Lessons from New Zealand's ARGOS and Sustainability Dashboard projects
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-07-14)
Our review concludes that organic standards need to account for a broader set of criteria in order to retain claims to ‘sustainability’. Measurements of the ecological, economic and social outcomes from over 96 kiwifruit, ...